William Reid, FACHE, Senior Vice President

What does care coordination have in common with a highway? Or population health with an 18-wheeler? Before I explain, let’s define these terms. Care coordination is the practice of deliberately organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective care, and…

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“Here, put this on and then the doctor will be with you shortly.” Those are not generally welcome words. It means putting on the dreaded hospital gown. Most people know what it is like to wear a hospital gown – it is a humbling experience. You feel barely covered. I know I always am walking around in fear…

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By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions Question: would you go seek out care from a provider who used outdated equipment to take care of you? I am sure most would say, “No way, I want providers that use the state-of-the-art technologies – for the cost of care these days that…

Read more “Rusty Scalpel”: The Case for Upgrading Computing Technologies